Five Thousand for Lost Love

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What would you do if you were left at the alter? What would you do if you were left waiting for your future spouse to even set a date? And what if you were left waiting for eight years?

For many unwed brides, the solution 125 years ago was to take it to court. We take a second look at the history of lawsuits for breach of promise to marry through the lens of one local would-be bride.

Links: www.instagram.com/second_look_history/ www.facebook.com/SecondLookHistory

Contact us: cknott@wdt.net kburdick@wdt.net

Intro/Outro music from Lithics.

This episode is brought to you by the Jefferson County History Society at the Paddock Mansion.

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